José Manuel Añón Elizalde

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The object of this is to evaluate the influence of several micronutrients on the survival rate of septic patients following abdominal surgery. A retrospective assessment was done of sixty-one patients suffering from neoplastic or non-neoplastic pathology associated to septicemia. On admission the following parameters were determined: number of total(More)
The application of artificial nutritional treatment in critical patients, nowadays is a completely accepted fact. To a large degree this is due to the advances made in the understanding of the metabolic response shown by patients against a severe and persistent aggression. One of the entities which presents the highest mortality in critical patients, is the(More)
INTRODUCTION Multiple interventions are performed in critical patients admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICUs). This study explores the presence in the daily practice of ICUs of elements related to the 6 bioethics quality indicators of the Spanish Society of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine and Coronary Units, and the participation of their members in(More)
OBJECTIVE Estimate knowledge and use habits of different electronic resources in a sample of Spanish intensivists: Internet, E-mail, distribution lists, and use of portable electronic devices. DESIGN Self-applied questionnaire. METHODS A 50-question questionnaire was distributed among Spanish intensivists through the hospital marketing delegates of a(More)
Patients with chronic respiratory failure frequently have nutritional impairments that prompt nutritional support. This is more important during acute exacerbation episodes since, in this situation, the risk for hyponutrition is increased and recovery may be compromised. In order to prevent ventilatory overload, nutritional support should be normocaloric or(More)
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